Mary J. Bourne
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Mary J. Bourne, age 83 of Clarksville, TN, died Monday, September 19, 2011 at Gateway Medical Center.
She was born December 19, 1927 in Montgomery County, daughter of the late Thomas Edwin Bridgewater and Nannie Williams Bridgewater. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Uncas Bourne; a brother, Thomas Bridgewater and a sister, Peggy Jo Remke.
Mary was a member of Olivet Freewill Baptist Church and the D.A.R. She was retired from the State of Tennessee, where she had worked for the Department of Human Services.
Services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel ,with Rev. Gene Parton officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m., and will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, and continue until the hour of the service. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Uncas "Chip" Bourne (Pat), Clarksville and Brian Bourne (Kathy), Kingsport, TN; two daughters, Nancy Daves (Willie) and Mary Biggers (Grant), both of Clarksville; eight grandchildren, Robbie McDonnell, Megan McDonnell, Thomas Durham, Jessica Durham, Kevin Biggers, Matthew Scott, Katie Bourne and Clay Bourne; and one great-granddaughter, Rily Biggers.
Pallbearers will be Sammy Bryant, Buddy Bryant, Steve Ford, Sandy Sandifer, Preston Holt and Bud Leavell.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Sept. 21, 2011